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Beech Grove in Coffee County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Beech Grove Engagement

 
 
Beech Grove Engagement Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Gillard, December 30, 2009
1. Beech Grove Engagement Marker
Inscription.  On June 24, 1863, Union forces under Rosecrans overpowered Confederate defenders on Hoover's Gap, commanded by Stewart, Bate, and Bushrod Johnson. This was the beginning of Bragg's withdrawal to Chattanooga. Unknown soldiers who fell in the battle are buried in the cemetery to the southeast.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2E 40.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1793.
 
Location. 35° 37.718′ N, 86° 14.55′ W. Marker is in Beech Grove, Tennessee, in Coffee County. Marker is on Murfreesboro Highway (U.S. 41), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Beechgrove TN 37018, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Forrest's Farewell Order Memorial (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pledge to the South (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); 18th Indiana Battery
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); 20th Tennessee Volunteer Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tullahoma Campaign (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Tullahoma Campaign (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Tullahoma Campaign (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beech Grove.
 
Beech Grove Engagement Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Gillard, December 30, 2009
2. Beech Grove Engagement Marker
Beech Grove Engagement Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sharon N. Goodman
3. Beech Grove Engagement Marker
Beech Grove Confederate Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Gillard, December 30, 2009
4. Beech Grove Confederate Cemetery
Beech Grove Confederate Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Gillard, December 30, 2009
5. Beech Grove Confederate Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2018. It was originally submitted on December 31, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 2,237 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 31, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.   3. submitted on January 18, 2010, by Sharon N. Goodman of Round Rock, Texas.   4, 5. submitted on December 31, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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